Who we are
swissnex China is the Science Consulate of Switzerland for China, connecting the dots between the two countries in education, research, and innovation. Our mission is to provide a multi-faceted, transdisciplinary platform to facilitate international exchange in ideas, knowledge, and talent.
Presence Switzerland takes an important role in shaping the image of Switzerland abroad. It aspires to implement the Swiss Federal Council's external communication strategy. Presence Switzerland supports the protection of Switzerland’s interests by using various public relations tools. Its tasks include the transmition of general knowledge about Switzerland as well as the promotion of Switzerland’s diversity and vast offerings. Presence Switzerland accomplishes foreign communicational mandate in cooperation with the Swiss representations abroad, and with the involvement of domestic and foreign private actors.
Freedom and individual responsibility, entrepreneurial spirit and open-mindedness: ETH Zurich stands on a bedrock of true Swiss values. ETH Zurich dates back to the year 1855, when the founders of modern-day Switzerland created it as a centre of innovation and knowledge. At ETH Zurich, studentsfind an ideal environment for independent thinking, researchers a climate which inspires top performance. Situated in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, ETH Zurich is pioneering effective solutions to global challenges of today and tomorrow.
EPF Lausanne is Europe's most cosmopolitan technical university. It welcomes students, professors, and collaborators of more than 120 nationalities. EPFL has both a Swiss and international vocation and focuses on three missions: teaching, research, and innovation. EPFL collaborates with an important network of partners, including other universities and colleges, secondary schools and gymnasiums, industry and the economy, political circles and the general public, with the aim of having a real impact on society.
Expand and grow your business globally with the Greater Zurich Area Ltd (GZA), the region’s official investment promotion agency. Switzerland and Greater Zurich are world leaders in innovation and the ability to attract talent. We provide support during the complex and dynamic process of taking a business global. How do we help? Our organization acts as an intermediary, door opener and facilitator. We guide you through Greater Zurich Area’s ecosystems, give you valuable market and industry insight and connect you with peers, research institutes, incubators, authorities, specialized service providers, associations and platforms.
Innovaud is the first port of call for innovation in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, a leading European hub in terms of technology and innovation. Innovaud provides free support to innovative SMEs, scale-ups and startups, and focuses on businesses in the fields of information and communication technology, digital, life sciences, precision industry and cleantech. The support includes: financing, promotion, hosting and networking.
Swisscom is Switzerland's leading telecoms company and one of its leading IT companies. Swisscom shapes the future and inspires its customers with a cutting-edge network, high-performance offerings, and excellent service. Swisscom StartUp supports start-ups and entrepreneurs in Switzerland with advice, discounts on IT and cloud services, expertise, coaching programs, finance and community events.